Architecture for Humanity interviews former students

Architecture for Humanity interviews former students

This year, once again, our students spanned the globe to complete their internships with diverse organizations in the field of design and development. These ranged from large insti...

Congrats and farewell to our 2013-14 students!

Congrats and farewell to our 2013-14 students!

This summer marked the close of the 2013-14 academic year, which ended with our students’ final presentations. After an intense three-day jury in July, we were proud to have ...

New humanitarian shelter and settlements courses in partnership with the Red Cross and the Red Crescent Society (IFRC)

New humanitarian shelter and settlements courses in partnership with the Red Cross and the Red Crescent Society (IFRC)

The agreement between the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Society (IFRC) and the UIC, enables the Universitat Internacional de Catalunya (UIC) to offer a thr...

Dr. Camillo Boano to give an open lecture at our master

Dr. Camillo Boano to give an open lecture at our master

On July 22, 7.30 pm, the Master of International Cooperation Sustainable Emergency Architecture is featuring an open lecture by Dr. Camillo Boano, Senior Lecturer at Development Pl...

UIC, now partner university to the Red Cross and the Red Crescent Society (IFRC)

UIC, now partner university to the Red Cross and the Red Crescent Society (IFRC)

We are happy to announce that the Universitat Internacional de Catalunya (UIC) has signed an agreement with the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Society (IFRC...

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A spontaneous debate on the architecturalization of slums
Sep 25, 2014 | by admin | No Comments | Read →

As one of the main issues of our program, we talk often about the informal city and work on real-world projects that explore the role of participative design in improving the livin...

The Path to Tohoku: Nature, Tradition and Innovation at Palau Robert
Jun 30, 2014 | by admin | No Comments | Read →

From 4 July to 31 August, the Palau Robert (Barcelona) presents an exhibition of craft and design items from the region of Tohoku in the north-east of Japan, which was devastated b...

“Landscapes of pressure”, by our teacher Kathrin Golda-Pongratz presented by our co-director Sandra Bestraten
Jun 26, 2014 | by admin | No Comments | Read →

The photobook “Landscapes of pressure — Paisajes de presión” by Kathrin Golda-Pongratz opens up a new perspective onto the landscapes exposed to pressure by the Euro...

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Providing adequate housing and maintaining livelihoods in Dharavi
Jul 12, 2013 | by Tara | No Comments | Read →

Improving quality of life in informal settlements is a complex issue that goes beyond just providing adequate housing. In her final post reporting from her internship with SPARC, o...

Conducting toilet studies in the slums of Mumbai
Jul 10, 2013 | by Tara | No Comments | Read →

There’s always a first time for everything and in this line of work, it may not be pleasant, but it is certainly rewarding. Our student Tara Whelan tells about her daunting t...

Development obstacles in Mumbai
Jul 8, 2013 | by Tara | No Comments | Read →

Housing policies sometimes result in obstacles rather than solutions to development issues like affordable housing. Our student Tara Whelan, currently interning with SPARC in Mumba...


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About Master of International Cooperation Sustainable Emergency Architecture

The official Master of International Cooperation: Sustainable Emergency Architecture is a unique degree that prepares architects to develop and rebuild communities affected by rapid urbanization, poverty, conflict and natural disasters. The program forms part of the Erasmus Mundus European Cooperation Program and is located in Barcelona at the Universitat Internacional de Catalunya (UIC).

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